Category Archives: The Genius in All of Us

Why People Strive To Be Better

What is this sense humans have of wanting to be better … better at seemingly everything. In this writing, lets call this sensation, “Better At.” Better At appears universal: All humans yearn and strive to be Better At. No one wants to be Worse … Continue reading

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The Genius in All of US (IV): Development Practices

What developmental practices can parents and teachers use to assist children and students in their growth? David Shenk in his book the “Genius in All of Us” includes six developmental practices. Speak to Your Children “Speak to children early and … Continue reading

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The Genius in All of Us (III): Dynamic Development

Is there hope for children (and adults) who want to do great things, but believe that they were not born with the right stuff? Yes. Intelligence and ability are not set in concrete at birth. They can be developed. [Genetic … Continue reading

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The Genius in All of Us (II): Talent is a Process

Talent is defined as natural ability or skill. Synonyms include gift, aptitude, ability, and genius. The definition and synonyms can lead the reader to believe that talent is something with which a person is born. Either you have it, or … Continue reading

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The Genius in All of Us: Introduction

Earlier this school year (2011-12), several blogs were published under the heading, “A Message For Our Children: Talent is Overrated.”* The inspiration for the blogs came from a book authored by Geoff Colvin titled, “Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates … Continue reading

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